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Jack Lemmon

Jack Lemmon
Lemmon at the 40th Emmy Awards, August 1988
Personal information
Birth nameJohn Uhler Lemmon III
Birth dateFebruary 8, 1925
Place of birthNewton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Date of deathJune 27, 2001(age 76)
Death placeLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of deathColon Cancer,
Bladder Cancer
Years active1949 2000
SpouseCynthia Stone (1950 1956; divorced; 1 child)
Felicia Farr (1962 2001; his death; 1 child)
ChildrenChris Lemmon,
Courtney Lemmon,
Denise Lemmon
ParentsJohn Uhler Lemmon, Jr.,
Mildred Burgess LaRue

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John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 June 27, 2001) was an American actor and musician. He starred in more than 60 films including Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, Mister Roberts (for which he won the 1955 Best Supporting Actor Academy Award), Days of Wine and Roses, The Great Race, Irma la Douce, The Odd Couple, Save the Tiger (for which he won the 1973 Best Actor Academy Award), The Out-of-Towners, The China Syndrome, Missing (for which he won 'Best Actor' at the 1982 Cannes Film Festival), Glengarry Glen Ross, Grumpy Old Men and Grumpier Old Men.

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